two dental assisting students working on patient

The Dental Assisting program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for a career as a dental assistant. The program offers a diploma in dental assisting and is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Students can contact the Program Director, Liza Charlton, by sending an e-mail to

Why Lanier Tech?

Want to move out of your current job and move into a rewarding profession?

  • Excellent work environment
  • Ability to help others on a daily basis
  • Friendly interaction with patients
  • Competitive pay
  • Launching platform for furthering a career in the dental field

Program Overview

  • Dental Assisting program can be completed in 5 semesters
  • Students are prepared to sit for the National Board exam
  • Students have the opportunity to earn their EFDA and radiology certificates
  • Graduates work in general dental offices as well as specialty offices such as orthodontics

This program is available at:

  • Hall Campus